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Braintree Town 0-4 Lincoln City

Lee Angol enjoyed a perfect debut as Lincoln City extended their lead at the top of the National League to six points with a comprehensive win over Braintree Town.

The striker, who arrived on loan from Peterborough earlier in the week, scored a hat-trick as the FA Cup quarter-finalists made it 10 games unbeaten.

Angol marked his Imps debut with a goal after just 15 minutes as he converted from a corner.

The striker thumped in a second seven minutes later with a low effort, and completed his hat-trick eight minutes from time after Matt Rhead was fouled in the penalty area by Frankie Musonda.

Nathan Arnold got in on the act five minutes from time with a clinical finish, as Braintree failed to register an effort on target until stoppage time.

Match report supplied by the Press Association

Line-ups

Braintree

  • 22Beasant
  • 27Clohessy
  • 3Okimo
  • 20CorneSubstituted forMaybanksat 72'minutes
  • 29Parry
  • 35Musonda
  • 4Lee
  • 17Hall-Johnson
  • 24PattersonSubstituted forHenshallat 65'minutes
  • 7Midson
  • 23Cheek

Substitutes

  • 9Barnard
  • 12Maybanks
  • 15Henshall
  • 25Dias
  • 26Twardek

Lincoln City

  • 1Farman
  • 25Raggett
  • 5WaterfallBooked at 26minsSubstituted forHoweat 58'minutes
  • 11Hawkridge
  • 3Habergham
  • 2Wood
  • 4Whitehouse
  • 36GinnellySubstituted forArnoldat 65'minutes
  • 30Woodyard
  • 13MargettsSubstituted forRheadat 65'minutes
  • 31Angol

Substitutes

  • 6Howe
  • 9Rhead
  • 10Marriott
  • 28Arnold
  • 34Knott
Referee:
Neil Hair
Attendance:
1,182

Live Text

Match ends, Braintree Town 0, Lincoln City 4.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Braintree Town 0, Lincoln City 4.

Goal!

Goal! Braintree Town 0, Lincoln City 4. Nathan Arnold (Lincoln City).

Goal!

Goal! Braintree Town 0, Lincoln City 3. Lee Angol (Lincoln City) converts the penalty with a.

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. Joe Maybanks replaces Sam Corne.

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. Alex Henshall replaces Monty Patterson.

Substitution

Substitution, Lincoln City. Matt Rhead replaces Jonathon Margetts.

Substitution

Substitution, Lincoln City. Nathan Arnold replaces Josh Ginnelly.

Substitution

Substitution, Lincoln City. Callum Howe replaces Luke Waterfall.

Second Half

Second Half begins Braintree Town 0, Lincoln City 2.

Half Time

First Half ends, Braintree Town 0, Lincoln City 2.

Booking

Luke Waterfall (Lincoln City) is shown the yellow card.

Goal!

Goal! Braintree Town 0, Lincoln City 2. Lee Angol (Lincoln City).

Goal!

Goal! Braintree Town 0, Lincoln City 1. Lee Angol (Lincoln City).

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Lincoln City34226667323572
2Forest Green34199671422966
3Tranmere34206851312066
4Dag & Red352041159401964
5Dover351861167491860
6Aldershot361611948321659
7Gateshead351610959362358
8Barrow351513752341858
9Macclesfield331651245341153
10Wrexham361410123743-652
11Chester351210135450446
12Bromley36137164256-1446
13Boreham Wood351111133333044
14Solihull Moors35128154549-444
15Eastleigh361013134549-443
16Sutton United33127143643-743
17Guiseley36118174455-1141
18Braintree36118174157-1641
19Maidstone United36117184463-1940
20Woking36107195066-1637
21Torquay3598183950-1135
22North Ferriby United36103232353-3033
23York35614153454-2032
24Southport3587204075-3531
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